Take One Chiefs Free Agent Off The Board

Before free agency opens next month, the Kansas City Chiefs will try to re-sign some of the dozen players set to hit the market. They started that process off by inking a new deal with the least known — but one of the most important — players. Long snapper Thomas Gafford and the team have […]

Game Balls: Chiefs vs. Lions

The Kansas City Chiefs followed up their humiliating 41-7 home opening loss to the Buffalo Bills with an even worse game against the Detroit Lions.  This time the Chiefs fell 48-3, once again failing to be competitive in any aspect of the game. For the third straight game, a star player went down with an […]

Recently Extended Gafford Wants To Be A Leader

The Kansas City Chiefs are slowly locking up their young players that want to be part of “The Right 53” for years to come.  The latest is long snapper Thomas Gafford, who told The Star he wants to be more than just another specialist. “I want to be the guy that’s running down there, making […]

Persistence On Special Teams Tells The Tale

(Photo via John Sleezer) The Kansas City Chiefs scored the first points of the game on Sunday against the Jaguars on a 4 yard Jamaal Charles run that was set up by a Thomas Jones 70 yarder.  That first score however wasn’t on the Chiefs first drive.  That drive stalled after only 6 plays with […]

Game Balls: Chiefs vs. Jaguars

The Kansas City Chiefs got back on the winning track with a 42-20 drubbing of the Jacksonville Jaguars at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.  After a fourth quarter meltdown led to a heartbreaking loss to the Texans, the Chiefs finished strong outscoring the Jaguars 28-7 in the second half. The defense took away the Jacksonville running […]

Around The Web: Bengals Good Enough, No Excuses For Gafford, Broncos Reeling

The Kansas City Chiefs rebounded from a loss to a bad Browns team by nearly taking out the now AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals.  While the Chiefs were right there to the end, the Bengals were better. “Give credit to them,” said OLB Mike Vrabel.  “They are a balanced team.  They can run and they […]

Around The Web: Calm Cassel, Not So Special Teams, Skinned By Rare Play

The Chiefs may have dropped yesterday’s game to the Dallas Cowboys in overtime, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t positives they can take from the loss.  Specifically — as Kent Babb reports — is the performance of Matt Cassel down the stretch without two of his starting linemen. No pressure.  Not for Cassel.  Not this […]

News: Chiefs Sign LS Gafford, Waive Purdum

The Kansas City Chiefs announced today that they have signed free agent LS Thomas Gafford. Gafford played nine games for Kansas City in 2008.  He also spent time in Chicago (2008), Green Bay (2006, 2008) and Seattle (2007) prior to joining the Chiefs.  He originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Green […]

News: Chiefs Waive Four Players

The Kansas City Chiefs waived four players today: LS Thomas Gafford, WR CJ Jones, DT TJ Jackson and LB Darrell Robertson. Only Gafford, who served as long snapper in nine games, and Jackson, appeared in four games, were on the Chiefs roster last season. Jones was signed this offseason after he spent time on the […]

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